DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Datomic vs. InfluxDB

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. InfluxDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Datomic and InfluxDB with MongoDB, PostgreSQL and Amazon DynamoDB.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.08
Rank#108  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score18.00
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperCognitect
Initial release20122013
Current release0.91.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava, ClojureGo
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Strings
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
DatomicInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
DatomicInfluxDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

These are the top 25 people with the most influence on the 'tech industry'
16 May 2019, Digital Information World

Molecular basis of tRNA recognition by the Elongator complex
10 July 2019, Science Advances

Stack Overflow developer survey 2019: 25 most influential people in tech
11 May 2019, Business Insider

Homoiconicity: It Is What It Is
31 October 2017, InfoQ.com

Top databases in 2017: Trends for SQL, NoSQL, Big Data, Fast Data
30 March 2017, JAXenter

provided by Google News

InfluxData Launches InfluxAces, Global Community Evangelist Program
1 July 2019, Yahoo Finance

ADLINK And Influx DB Deliver Operational Efficiency For Defense Industry With Edge IoT
27 June 2019, DevOps.com

Simplify Kubernetes in AWS with the Amazon EKS Service, Part 3: Dashboard and Components
10 July 2019, Virtualization Review

Why time series databases are exploding in popularity
26 June 2019, TechRepublic

Using Time Series for Full Observability of a SaaS Platform
2 July 2019, ADT Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer (YANG)
Ciena, Austin, TX

Blue Planet Software Engineer
Ciena, Austin, TX

Senior Software Engineer (Scale)
Ciena, Austin, TX

Data Scientist
Mediocre, Carrollton, TX

CMAS Software Developer
Delphinus Engineering, Philadelphia, PA

Eurotech Software Engineer
Eurotech Inc., Boston, MA

Cloud Coach
Verizon, Irving, TX

Infrastructure Engineer
Ipsy, San Mateo, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here